Meghan Nesmith

Meghan Nesmith is a writer and editor in Toronto. She once painted her walls "Youthful Coral."
Clean IQ: Everything You Need to Know About the Dry Cleaning Process
Hold on to your dry-clean-only hats.
Sep 28, 2023
Clean IQ: What Gives the Magic Eraser Its Superpowers?
No wand-waving here: the "magic" is simply a substance called melamine.
Nov 3, 2022
The Truth? You Probably Don't Need to Be Washing With Hot Water
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Given the environmental impact and the fact that switching to cold water also saves you money, why are we still stuck on the heat cycle? Here's the science behind turning up the heat.
Jun 3, 2019
Clean IQ: What’s Really in Those Tide to Go Pens? And Why Don’t You Have to Rinse Them?
What's going on inside those wizard sticks?
May 6, 2019
Get Into Natural Dyeing (Plus, How To Dye Pillowcases from Avocado Pits)
Sasha Duerr has been dyeing her textiles with compost for over 20 years. The author of two books on natural dyeing and an instructor at the California College of the Arts, Duerr fell in love with natural colors while searching for alternatives to the art school oils and acrylics that made her sick.
May 3, 2019
Here’s How to Tell If You Need to Declutter Your Schedule
KonMari madness has taken hold of America. Purge your closet! Rid yourself of excess! Dump your bad boyfriends! Diagnosing clutter is easy when you’re being plonked on the head by expired cans of tuna every time you open an overstuffed closet—what’s more difficult to diagnose, however, is schedule clutter.
Apr 21, 2019